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Stir
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Stir as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

25 November 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 78 answers for the crossword clue 'Stir', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Stir a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Stir as an answer itself some 599 times.

Stir is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Tuesday, 12 October 2021 with the answer being AGITATION, but the most popular answer for this clue is ADO.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • A rapid active commotion
  • Emotional agitation and excitement
  • A prominent or sensational but short-lived news event; "he made a great splash and then disappeared"
  • Affect emotionally; "A stirring movie"; "I was touched by your kind letter of sympathy"
  • Move very slightly; "He shifted in his seat"
  • Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"
  • To begin moving, "As the thunder started the sleeping children began to stir"
  • Mix or add by stirring; "Stir nuts into the dough"
  • Stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
  • Move an implement through; "stir the soup"; "stir my drink"; "stir the soil"
  • Stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Stir'.

  • rist

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

ADO
A rapid active commotion

JOG
A slow pace of running

MIX
The act of mixing together; "paste made by a mix of flour and water"; "the mixing of sound channels in the recording studio"

4 Letters

FLAP
Any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely; "he wrote on the flap of the envelope"

FUSS
A rapid active commotion

JAIL
A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

MOVE
Change residence, affiliation, or place of employment; "We moved from Idaho to Nebraska"; "The basketball player moved from one team to another"

RILE
Make turbid by stirring up the sediments of

ROIL
Make turbid by stirring up the sediments of

TODO

WAKE
A vigil held over a corpse the night before burial; "there's no weeping at an Irish wake"

5 Letters

ADEPT
Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching"

APACE
With rapid movements; "he works quickly"

BLEND
The act of blending components together thoroughly

BUDGE
United States tennis player who in 1938 was the first to win the Australian and French and English and United States singles championship in the same year (1915-2000)

COUSE

EVOKE
Deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"

FUROR
A sudden outburst (as of protest)

HADES
(religion) the world of the dead; "No one goes to Hades with all his immense wealth"-Theognis

HOOHA

POKEY
A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

RAISE
The act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"

ROUSE
Cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"

SHAKE
Undermine or cause to waver; "my faith has been shaken"; "The bad news shook her hopes"

SHIFT
The act of changing one thing or position for another; "his switch on abortion cost him the election"

TO-DO
A disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused"

TOUCH
The act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"

WAKEN
Stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"

6 Letters

AROUSE
Stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"

ASSERT
Assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society"

AWAKEN
Stop sleeping; "She woke up to the sound of the alarm clock"

BUSTLE
A rapid active commotion

EXCITE
Stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"

FLURRY
Cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the young man confused her"

HOOPLA
Blatant or sensational promotion

HUBBUB
Loud confused noise from many sources

HUSTLE
A rapid active commotion

INCITE
Provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"

INVOKE
Cite as an authority; resort to; "He invoked the law that would save him"; "I appealed to the law of 1900"; "She invoked an ancient law"

KINDLE
Catch fire; "The dried grass of the prairie kindled, spreading the flames for miles"

LOCKUP
Secure by locking; "lock up the house before you go on vacation"

PRISON
A correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment

PROMPT
(computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command

RUCKUS
The act of making a noisy disturbance

RUSTLE
Make a dry crackling sound; "rustling silk"; "the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze"

SPLASH
The act of scattering water about haphazardly

THECAN

UNREST
A state of agitation or turbulent change or development; "the political ferment produced new leadership"; "social unrest"

UPROAR
A state of commotion and noise and confusion

7 Letters

AGITATE
Cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"

ANIMATE
Make lively; "let's liven up this room a bit"

BRINGUP
Make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

CONJURE
Ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"

DISTURB
Change the arrangement or position of

FERMENT
A state of agitation or turbulent change or development; "the political ferment produced new leadership"; "social unrest"

PROVOKE
Annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"

SHAKEUP
Make fuller by shaking; "fluff up the pillows"

SLAMMER
A correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)

SWIZZLE
Any of various tall frothy mixed drinks made usually of rum and lime juice and sugar shaken with ice

THE CAN

THEPOKY

TURMOIL
Disturbance usually in protest

8 Letters

ACTIVITY
Any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"

CALLDOWN
Censure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"

ENERGIZE
Cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"

FOOFARAW

HOOSEGOW
Slang for a jail

THE POKY

9 Letters

AGITATION
The act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)

CALLFORTH
Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"

COMMOTION
The act of making a noisy disturbance

CONJUREUP
Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"

SENSATION
The faculty through which the external world is apprehended; "in the dark he had to depend on touch and on his senses of smell and hearing"

STIMULATE
Cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner; "The ads induced me to buy a VCR"; "My children finally got me to buy a computer"; "My wife made me buy a new sofa"

10 Letters

EXCITEMENT
Disturbance usually in protest

HULLABALOO
Disturbance usually in protest

PUTFORWARD
Summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic; "raise the specter of unemployment"; "he conjured wild birds in the air"; "call down the spirits from the mountain"

11 Letters

DISTURBANCE
The act of disturbing something or someone; setting something in motion

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